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Grant Communications Manager

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity
City of London, London (Hybrid)
£42,299 per annum
Job description
Are you an experienced in communicating with different audiences about research and healthcare impact? Do you want to use this experience to make a difference at the UK’s leading charity dedicated to supporting seriously ill children? If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you!
This exciting Grant Communications Manager role will place you at the heart of communicating the impact of what the Charity funds. You will be responsible for supporting and leading varied communications about the Charity’s large and varied programme of funded projects to colleagues, supporters and the public. This includes scientific and medical research; family, patient and staff support programmes, vital technology and equipment and our state-of-the-art redevelopment and buildings.
The post holder will work closely with Great Ormond Street Hospital and its academic partner the Institute of Child Health in UCL, seeing the real-life impact the Charity makes for our beneficiaries. 
About the Team
This exciting role sits within the Impact and Charitable Programmes Department. The Department is responsible for ensuring charitable funding supports the highest quality projects within our funding portfolio. The department is also responsible for monitoring and evaluating funded projects to ensure greatest impact, and providing support to fundraising teams with information on the projects the Charity funds.

About You
You will have demonstrable communications experience in the research, health or charity sector, with experience of communicating with a variety of audiences through different methods. You will also develop excellent working relationships with senior external and internal stakeholders at the hospital, UCL Institute of Child Health and across the Charity.
Specifically, you will have:

- A degree in a relevant scientific or health-related discipline or equivalent experience, and a passion for child health and research
- Communication experience, in the health or charity sector.
- Excellent verbal and written skills, understanding complex scientific or clinical concepts and translating these into inspiring information and presentations. 
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to network and establish good working relationships.

Please refer to the full job description for full information.
How to apply
Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete.
Closing Date: 12th May 2024

About The Charity
Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 750 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future
for seriously ill children starts with you. 
Along with being awarded the ‘Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023’, we were delighted to be recently awarded the Charity Times Fundraising Team of the Year 2023.  

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from ethnically diverse backgrounds, disabled people or those with long-term conditions, LGBTQ+ communities, and those from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we are more than happy to make reasonable adjustments wherever possible throughout the recruitment process. For more information on this please contact us.
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment. 

REF-213 311
Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 12 May 2024 at 01:00
Job ref: 213311
Tags: Fundraising